Starting June 30, the YouTube TV streaming service will now charge $64.99 monthly.
“We don’t take these decisions lightly, and realize how hard this is for our members,” VP of Product Management Christian Oestlien said in a statement. “That said, this new price reflects the rising cost of content and we also believe it reflects the complete value of YouTube TV, from our breadth of content to the features that are changing how we watch live TV.”
YouTube TV is including a number of brand-new channels, consisting of BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, TV Land and VH1.
For those cord-cutters who do not want to pay the cost boost, there are a variety of alternative streaming services offering comparable worth at a lower cost.
Youtube TV did tout the following new features for the price hike below:
The most recent functions to try while you relax with your favorite programs
We’re always listening to our member’s feedback on the channels they want to see on YouTube TV, however we’re also constantly developing new functions and making improvements that transform how you enjoy TELEVISION and connect with your favorite content on YouTube TV.
Here are simply a few of those features and updates we have actually launched just recently:
Jump to the news that matters most to you: We’ve been evaluating a brand-new feature that enables you to jump to numerous segments within choose news programs on YouTube TV, and have actually just brought this to all users.
Comparable to our secret plays view for sports, on some programs you’ll have the ability to jump to specific news clips within the complete recording. This feature is readily available on TV screens now and will concern mobile devices in the coming weeks.
Control over your tape-recorded material: In addition to your limitless DVR space, YouTube TV members can stop briefly, rewind, and fast forward through all their taped shows, regardless of network.
Go easy on the eyes with Dark Mode: We just recently presented a dark style to both desktop and mobile devices to assist tone down your screen’s glare and experience YouTube TV with a dark background.
Mark a show as enjoyed: You now have an alternative to pick “Mark as Watched” on desktop and mobile phones for any TELEVISION program you have actually already seen, a leading requested function from our members.
A fresh make over for the Live Guide: Based on your feedback, we’ve updated the Live Guide on desktop so you can see what’s on, now, and likewise scroll ahead 7 days into the future.